Thursday, April 23, 2009

Vintage Paris

Good morning girls!! Today I have another card created from a collaboration between Rebecca and I. She suggested the Paris theme and I added the collage style to it. Be sure to visit her and see how her card came out!

My card is loosely based on this week's sketch from Inspirational Card Sketches: #13. I had looked at it the other day and of course it had a circle and if you've been reading this blog long you know those intimidate me! But I loved the little strips on the sketch and was definitely thinking of those as I created this. You can see that I forgot about the horizontal strips but that's okay! I usually lay things out and THEN glue everything down. But since this was a collage and I didn't want to spend forever on it, I just glued as I went pretty much. I'm pretty happy with the effect!

Before I go, I am so blessed by each of you! It means the world that you would want to stop in and see what I'm up to! Each visit and every comment you leave is read and brings a smile to my face. And I love checking out your creations too - even though I don't get to visit every day, I love checking in and think that it's so wonderful to have blogging which allows us to share this passion for paper, stamps, ribbon and baubles together since we could never all be in the same place at the same time. I have been doubly blessed since last night as 2 gals have bestowed the Karma Award on me! Thanks so much girls!! I treasure them and you have lifted my spirits!!

Both June from Simply Elegant Paper Crafts and Deanne from Just Wasting Time bestowed this on me! Take a moment and go visit them - they both have such lovely cards to share!

The Karma Award: These blogs are exceedingly charming. These kind of bloggers aim to find and be friends. They are not interested in self-aggrandizement. Our hope is that when the ribbons of these prizes are cut, even more friendships are propagated. Please give more attention to these writers. Deliver this award to eight bloggers who must choose eight more and include this cleverly-written text into the body of their award.
It's tough to choose only 8 but I tend to be a rule follower; I also hate making a list that's so finite but I did it. So I nominate in no particular order:










Tricia said...

I love the corrugated cardboard on the card. Is that a stamp or is that printed paper on the top? I just snatched some more cardboard from work this morning lol
What an honor that you chose me for this award! Thanks Cassie!

Anita Hovey said...

Great card Cassie! I'm sooooo not good with that style...didn't get to case your house card today, but it's still on my list!

Thanks for the award... will try to remember to post it :)

Nancy said...

Gorgeous card, Cassie!! And thank you so much for the award! Your words are always so kind!! Have a happy day!!

June Houck said...

Nominated twice?! Not really surprising; it is well- deserved :)

I hope you enjoy a wonderful weekend!

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Cassie.

Hugs riet.x

scrapnnMO said...

Sweetie it's PERFECT! I love it and your spin is just dynamite! Awesome job and than you so much for coming by and playing along! ;)

Michelle said...

wonderful card! the image and deliberate randomness of the sketch..TFS!

Danni said...

This is so pretty!! Wow!! Wonderful job!

Jodi said...

Congratulations on your award, so well deserved!!
Jodi =)

the whimsical butterfly said...

Aww what a beautiful card! I love the vintage feel and that stamp is gorgeous! How've you been? seems like it's been forever since I've talked to you! Hope you are well and great job on this!!

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

You bring a smile to everyone's face - which is good Karma. Congrats! Well deserved.

The card is gorgeous. I love that image and that pink is perfect!


my5bratz said...

congrats on the award, well deserved

fab card :0)

Scrubbysue said...

This is beautiful cassie! you do great work! it's so soft and feminine.

Fink said...

So pretty! Love the corragated paper board! I need to try and use mine!

Rebecca Ednie said...

Fabulously gorgeous! Is that a single stamp for your focal image? I have to get you to send me some! I love it! You forgot the fancy fold though! No problem, mine isn't very fancy really. Gate fold is almost standard!

Anonymous said...

Hi Cassie...

I knew when I saw your name there I was in for a real treat!!!
Your card is `beautiful` very Romantic...
Thanks for joining in with the
I-C-S this week:)
Great to see you there!!!

Have a lovely Day:)♥

kim-paperbabe said...

Gorgeous card Cassie, Love your take on the sketch ♥ all the little details... really fabby stamping Thanks for joining us ♥ HuGs Kim x

Tenia Nelson said...

Love this card!!!

Pearl said...

I love anything Paris related these days & it's so rare for me to see a Paris related card !

Love the stamping !

Thanks for joining in the fun with ICS this week !

LollyChops said...

Hey sweet friend! I am about to post my first ever scrapbook page and I am nervous as pie (that's a new kind of nervous I just made up).

It needs a LOT of work. I am studying and looking at works by talented folks like you to try to figure out how you make everything work together so perfectly! I have a loooong way to go but I am going to keep on truckin!

Sunday HUGS!
Lolly & GallyChops

Heather said...


I think this Paris card turned out so great!!! I love the collage layout and the colors you choose are so pretty and so "France" to me!!! You did a wonderful job on this card and I really love the outcome!!!

Also How sweet of you to award this to me!!! I really needed something like this today as I am feeling kind of down, but you lifted my spirits!!!

Thanks so much!!!


Jess said...

Gorgeous card! Love the vintage look!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Oh Cassie!! I love your collage card!! Gorgeous!! What a great card with a Paris theme!! Congrats on the award! You so deserve it!!

Nicola said...

Stunning card Cassie, love the distressing and fabulous image.
Nicola -x-